Have I lost my voice by removing myself from social media? And if so, does it matter? What is ‘my voice’ on social media, anyway? In thinking about the decision to leave, most streams of reasoning resolve to a simple question: what kind of intermediaries do I want brokering my knowledge, communication, and interaction with …
Or: when I say ‘evidence-based’, what do you think I am saying?
#MeToo and the Presumption of Innocence: how can we believe victims and protect the legal rights of accused at the same time?
This conversation was born from a question: does assuming that the accused is innocent mean assuming that accusers are liars?
According to the quote meme on the internet, the musician John Butler once said, “Art changes people and people change the world.” It also seems evident that events in the world inspires the art that people create. This reciprocal nature of society and human expression has mesmerized artists, researchers, activists, historians, and ethnographers for a …
In the summer of 2016 after finishing his undergrad, Micah Richardson (@richardsonmicah) quit his job and joined a fellowship in the Hillary Clinton Campaign. He was stationed in New Hampshire, working in field operations, where he organized a volunteer organization with regular phone-banks and canvassing. In this podcast — a tiny dose of modern history …
When we weigh all the pros and cons, does social media come out as a net good or as a liability for society? …does it bring people together to mobilize for their rights? Or just give corporations and governments the ability to track our every move? …does it introduce us to new ideas and different …
How intentional are you in the way you use inquiry?
Who defines the parameters for what counts as a cultural identity? And who is then forced to fit inside the box?
Where do people go to speak and listen to one another, face-to-face, in real-time, in your community?
The biggest problem with social media? It is designed to give us exactly the opposite of what we truly want in life.
Whose agenda is served when we all stop asking questions and finally just get along with one another?
As societies, it feels like we are actively training ourselves to fear one another. How can we change the narrative?
Is being curious the ideal way to live?
Professor Tim Blackmore joins us to critique the nomenclature of contemporary public discourse.
How competitive debating can influence politics, society, and individual lives.